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Purpose: Open TLD for commercial or business purposes only
Registry: Neustar Registry Services
Status: Accreditation agreement with ICANN signed May 15, 2001
WhoIs: WhoIs for .biz
Registration Restrictions: Only intended for domain names that are or will be used primarily for a "bona fide business or commercial purpose" (see Appendix L of the .biz Accreditation Agreement for details)
Historical Policies and Documents: Start-up Trademark Opposition Policy (STOP)
Dispute Resolution Policies:

Restrictions Dispute Resolution Policy (RDRP)

Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

All registrants agree to be bound by the UDRP. The UDRP applies to challenges to registered domain names based on the grounds that:

(i) a domain name is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark in which the complainant has rights; and
(ii) the registrant has no rights or legitimate interests in respect of the domain name; and
(iii) the domain name has been registered and used in bad faith.